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In PHOTOS: A cheerful Sunday with Japanese Emperor, Empress

Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko took a morning stroll at the beautiful Lodhi Gardens and interacted with schoolchildren, diplomats and a section of lay people on their historic visit......

Branch of holy Buddhist tree is cut

A branch ofthe holy "Bodhi tree" was cut off bysome unknown people at the world famous Mahabodhi temple in Bihar's Bodh Gaya town - where the Buddha attained enlightenment 2,550 years ago.Hundreds......

The campaign against Indian civilization

Part I: The Battlefield of Indian HistoryAnother Indian tradition that has never received sufficient recognition is the fact that the civilization has been by and large respectful of others, as......

Panchsheel, 50 years after

Today, India and China 'celebrate' the 50th anniversary of the 'Agreement on Trade and Intercourse between the Tibet region of China and India,' better known asthe 'Panchsheel Agreement.' Is there......

Doing business in South Korea

Rocking on a bullet train to a hip-hop future or prostrating themselves repeatedly before huge gilt Buddhas in the Jogeysa temple, South Koreans are good people to do business with. But not if your......

Sushmita Sen to play Ashoka's wife

SushmitaSenhas repeatedlyconfessed wanting to bepart of ahistorical project. It has never happened, until now.If all goes well, she will play Emperor Ashoka's fifth wifeina film on the Mauryan......

Will Salman make a good Lord Rama?

Can you imagine any other actor playing the father abandoned by his children in Baghban, besides Amitabh Bachchan? Do you know that one of the major reasons why Santosh Sivan's Asoka failed was......

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Q. Why Kerala is called
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Q. where is Nalanda University in India ?
Seshadri Srinivasan:  A. I AM GIVING U FULL DISCRETION THE ARE AS FOLLOWThis article is about the ancient town and university. For other uses, see Nalanda...... more

Redif User
Q. What are the colours of national flag top & bottom?
Redif User:  A. A band of deep saffron is at the top, white in middle, and dark green is at the bottom. The three bands of colors are in equal proportions. While...... more

shashank rastogi
Q. Indians authored great books of knowledge like Upanishads, Geeta and many more such treasures and created a high level of civilization. Why only one son of the soil, emperor Asoka ruled over whole of India and whereas many other ancient civilizations like Egyptians, Babylonians, Persians, Chinese, Greeks and Romans had built huge empires and many of their emperors had ruled over the same for hundreds and thousands of years. Also after Asokas demise, India could not resist foreign invaders. What was the shortcoming of Indians?
Shashank Rastogi:  A. You surely ask sniper shot questions sir, they are quite thought provoking and complex! Well, please tell me....1. What is an Indian? Uh....brown...... more

Sankar  Mitra
Q. Are people like Mayavati and Laloo Prasad a more dangerious threat to India than say the LeT ?
Sankar Mitra:  A. Apart from the two, there are many more Indians who pose a threat to Indias future. In the list, I include Thackeray clan, Mulayem Singh, Akali...... more

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A quiz on the Greatest and other greats

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Good days ahead for Kolhua with Adarsh seal

The Asokan pillar, its adjoining stupa and tank at the excavated site in Kolhua, Muzaffarpur. Picture by Piyush Kumar Tripathi Patna, Jan. 1:... ...
Convert from misery to happiness

This is a transcript of the late Vipassana teacher S N Goenka's speech at the United Nations Millennium World Peace Summit, New York, on 29 August... ...
Chandragupta, now a Kushwaha

The symbolic bronze statue in Parliament of Chandragupta Maurya dreaming of the India he was to create Patna, Dec. 9: Historians have... ...

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